Thank You, Kennington

With Co-Founder and chief executive producer, Kennington Smith, graduating tomorrow evening, our current EP’s and executive staff would like to commemorate him, thank him, and wish him a farewell. Brian Lucear:     You know, the crazy thing is it didn’t dawn on me that you were graduating until I sat down to write this….

When We Were Dawgs

by Corey Knapp Everybody loves the things you do From the way you talk To the way you move Growing up, I always heard good things about the University of Georgia. Some of my teachers, friends and their parents and siblings, and coaches had gone here. Every story I heard was a great one. But…

The Other Side

By Alex Marchante I’ve lived in Athens for about 10 years now. By the time I graduate, I’ll have spent more time living in Athens than what I consider to be my home, Massachusetts. Although I don’t consider Athens my “home”, it is my literal home. I know most of these streets, most of these…

The Corruption of AAU

  By Chase Hutchins The sport of basketball has evolved over the years. TV ratings have dominated airwaves as games are broadcasted globally. However, many people feel that this evolution ignited some controversial issues. These debates have sparked over player development or lack thereof. The AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) is recognized in many circles. Recently,…

Lavar’s World

By Michael Hebert @M_ABear55 Lavar Ball, at this point in his life, is more than just a father. He has transformed himself into working manager for his three sons–namely current UCLA freshman basketball player Lonzo Ball. For the most part, Lavar means no harm. He wants the best for his sons– Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo…

When the Party Stops Being Fun

by Courtney Taylor There’s something about the sweetness of summer A hint of happiness A wistful exuberance of past smiles The sun feeling like love under brown skin The flowers like jewels scattered upon the fair grounds Stay unafraid Stay empty Stay still Nothing will hurt as much as when your heart stirs Shared songs…

I Live

by Bemsimbom Wallang I live   Like a wilting flower in its final hour Preparing to bloom no more My heavy heart weighs me down Breaking as my lament builds All of me degenerates And disappears into the past   I own the rivers now Before I was doomed to drown Now not only do…

Play or Rest?

By Shaquira Speaks The Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors are headlining the new debate on if players should rest or not. The debate intensified over the past few weeks when head coach Steve Kerr decided not to play Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson or Draymond Green during their visit to the Spurs….

New Kids on The Block

by Chase Hutchins Spring is finally among us, but this year, Atlanta has a different feel to it than it usually does. No, it’s not the hot weather, that’s a given. However, there’ a new norm to Atlanta that people need to get used to, having a soccer team in town that likes to compete….

Dear Christian

by Cheyenne Brown Dear Christian, Hey, are you there? I know you are probably enjoying your life and your other family-The Jenkins, but what about us Browns. You know after all you are one, you may not have the last name, but you sure do have the blood. I am just going to get straight…

Who Won the SGA Debate?

by Sammy Smith Student Government Association (SGA) election season is among us. With the Ignite and the Rise campaigns trying to earn votes, both campaigns debated Wednesday night in the UGA Chapel. Breaking down section-by-section, we’ll take a look at who won Wednesday’s debate. On Healthcare Access Mental wellness was the focal point of this…

It’s Cold in Poland

by Samuel Durham It’s cold in Poland. Every day in a heavy sigh, our teachers would give us this greeting – it’s cold in Poland. They herded us onto the bus, everyone buried in wool shirts and down jackets. We layered ourselves with coats and overcoats. They didn’t help because it’s cold in Poland. The…